Incidents of diseases like AIDS, Hepatitis, and other infections have increased over the last several decades. Preventing illness has always been an important part of healthcare, but the spread of these deadly diseases has made it even more important. Physical therapist should understand how infections are caused and how illness spreads from person to person. Knowing about infection control will help you take steps to ensure you do not become infected while working with patients. By following infection control techniques and other standard precautions, the physical therapist will keep themselves, their patients, and their families safer. This course shows how to practice infection control techniques that help prevent yourself, patients, and others from becoming infected by infectious diseases and illnesses.